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Professor Caitlin Rosenthal (History – UC Berkeley) – Nineteenth Century Speaker Series

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Professor Caitlin Rosenthal (History – UC Berkeley) – Nineteenth Century Speaker Series
Start:
April 25, 2017 4:10 pm
End:
April 25, 2017 6:00 pm
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Time: 4:10 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Voorhies 126

We will be pre-circulating a journal article in progress by UC Berkeley Historian Caitlin Rosenthal. We invite faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and the general public to join us for this event and discussion.

Caitlin Rosenthal is a historian of 18th and 19th century U.S. history. Her work focuses on the development of management practices and seeks to blend methods and insights from business history, economic history, and labor history. Her current book project, tentatively titled “Labor as Capital: Slavery, Capitalism, Commodification” (under contract at Harvard University Press) investigates the complex relationship between slavery and capitalism in American history. Traditional narratives in business and economic history begin in the factories of England and New England, extending only much later to the American South. From Slavery to Scientific Management begins instead, on West Indian sugar plantations in the late eighteenth century, tracing the development of business practices forward to the rise of Taylorism in the early twentieth century.

This event is sponsored by History Department, Nineteenth Century Speaker Series

For more information please contact: nmperrone@ucdavis.edu


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